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  • Beowulf by Rob Lloyd Jones
    Beowulf (Hardback) Rob Lloyd Jones

    The classic story retold as part of the Usborne Young Reading Programme, for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Fearsome monsters stalk the moors of ancient Denmark, murdering anyone they catch. But then a warrior comes from overseas. His name is Beowulf. He kills monsters.

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  • Girls Only! All About Periods and Growing-Up Stuff by Victoria Parker
    Girls Only! All About Periods and Growing-Up Stuff (English, Paperback) Victoria Parker

    Check out all the facts about periods and growing up with this essential guide for girls only.

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  • The Diary of Anne Frank (Abridged for young readers) by Anne Frank
    The Diary of Anne Frank (Abridged for young readers) (English, Paperback) Anne Frank

    An abridged edition that gives younger readers their first introduction to the extraordinary diary of an ordinary girl who has long become a household name. It features line drawings, family photographs, and an Afterword to explain why the Diary ends so abruptly.

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  • Fantastically Great Women Who Made History by Kate Pankhurst
    Fantastically Great Women Who Made History (Paperback) Kate Pankhurst

    Fantastically Great Women Who Made History is the eagerly anticipated follow up to Kate Pankhurst's hugely successful, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World, number one best-selling children's non-fiction title. This beautiful title looks at the stories, accomplishments and adventures of many more brilliant women from throughout history....

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  • The Ha Ha Bonk Book by Janet Ahlberg
    The Ha Ha Bonk Book (English, Paperback) Janet Ahlberg

    A collection of good jokes to tell your dad, mum, your baby brother, your teacher and anybody else you can think of, such as: What goes ha ha bonk? A man laughing his head off; What goes 99 bonk? A centipede with a wooden leg; What goes putt, putt, putt, putt, putt, putt, putt, putt? A bad golfer and more besides...

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  • For the Love of Bob by James Bowen
    For the Love of Bob (English, Paperback) James Bowen

    The sequel to BOB: NO ORDINARY CAT. A special edition for children aged 11 and above of the number one bestseller THE WORLD ACCORDING TO BOB.

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  • Bob by James Bowen
    Bob (English, Paperback) James Bowen

    A special edition for children aged 11 and above of the number one bestseller A Street Cat Named Bob.

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  • Street Child by Berlie Doherty
    Street Child (English, Paperback) Berlie Doherty

    Unforgettable tale of an orphan in Victorian London, based on the boy whose plight inspired Dr Barnardo to found his famous children's homes.

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  • Survivors by David Long
    Survivors (Paperback) David Long, Kerry Hyndman

    Winner of the Best Book With Facts Blue Peter Book Award 2017 Beautifully presented in a large, paperback format, and fully illustrated in colour throughout, this wonderful anthology is a treat for all the family.

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  • Kenzie's Rules For Life by Mackenzie Ziegler
    Kenzie's Rules For Life (Hardback) Mackenzie Ziegler

    Mackenzie Ziegler, singer, dancer and Instagram star, offers a great insight into her life

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  • Oliver Twist by Mary Sebag-Montefiore
    Oliver Twist (English, Hardback) Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    A retelling of the classic Charles Dickens story for children growing in their reading confidence and ability. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts from Roehampton University.

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  • My Story: Suffragette (centenary edition) by Carol Drinkwater
    My Story: Suffragette (centenary edition) (Paperback) Carol Drinkwater

    It's 1909. Dollie is swept up in the thrill of the campaign for Votes for Women. Against her guardian's wishes, she marches against Parliament with Emmeline Pankhurst and fellow suffragettes. Things turn violent, women are imprisoned and endanger their lives with hunger strikes. Dollie must decide how far she will go for 'Deeds, not words'...

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  • Race to the Frozen North by Catherine Johnson
    Race to the Frozen North (Paperback) Catherine Johnson, Katie Hickey

    A thrilling fictionalised account of the life of Matthew Henson, the first African-American man to travel to the North Pole, from the Carnegie nominated author Catherine Johnson.

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  • A Small Person Far Away by Judith Kerr
    A Small Person Far Away (Paperback) Judith Kerr

    Partly autobiographical, this is the third title in Judith Kerr's internationally acclaimed trilogy of books following the life of Anna through war-torn Germany, to London during the Blitz and her return to Berlin to discover the past...

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  • The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank
    The Diary of a Young Girl (English, Paperback) Anne Frank

    In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the occupation, went into hiding in an Amsterdam warehouse. Over the next two years Anne describes in her diary the frustrations of living in such close quarters. This title presents her dairy that ends abruptly when, in August 1944, they were all betrayed.

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  • Don Quixote by Mary Sebag-Montefiore
    Don Quixote (Hardback) Mary Sebag-Montefiore

    The classic story of misadventure by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

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  • Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah
    Chinese Cinderella (Paperback) Adeline Yen Mah

    Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for her parents' love. Her stepmother is vindictive and cruel and her father dismissive.

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  • Tomi by Eithne Massey
    Tomi (Paperback) Eithne Massey

    `At the age of six I began to fear for the future. ... By the age of nine I was on the run for my life. ... By the time I was ten I had seen all there was to see.' The incredible true story of how a small boy survived Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. An accessible and honest account of the Holocaust that provides lessons that are relevant today.

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  • The Count of Monte Cristo by Rob Lloyd Jones
    The Count of Monte Cristo (Hardback) Rob Lloyd Jones

    Who is the mysterious Count of Monte Cristo and how did he acquire his magnificent wealth? This rip-roaring tale of revenge is packed with adventure - from a daring prison escape to a hunt for hidden treasure and a duel at dawn. The classic tale by Alexandre Dumas retold for children ready to tackle longer and more complex stories.

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  • Julius Caesar by Rachel Firth
    Julius Caesar (Hardback) Rachel Firth

    Part of the Young Reading Series 3, this book chronicles the life of Julius Caesar, from his teens to his brutal assassination. It also features events such as Caesar's capture by pirates as a young man, his military successes, encounters with Cleopatra and becoming dictator of Rome. It is useful for any child with an interest in history.

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